January 25, 2007

Cirque du Soleil à la Washington DC

Excellent editorial today by WSJ (see below), and the best bipartisan advice we've heard in a very long time, i.e.:

"It's a shame Ulysses S. Grant isn't around to tell them [Congress] where to put their special committee."

The Wall Street Journal  |  January 25, 2007

Review & Outlook


To understand why the Founders put war powers in the hands of the Presidency, look no further than the current spectacle in Congress on Iraq. What we are witnessing is a Federalist Papers illustration of criticism and micromanagement without responsibility.

Consider the resolution pushed through the Senate Foreign Relations Committee yesterday by Joe Biden and Chuck Hagel, two men who would love to be President if only they could persuade enough voters to elect them. Both men voted for the Iraq War. But with that war proving to be more difficult than they thought, they now want to put themselves ... more here.


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